I see Brother drivers
from 2006 - not a good idea, please update them.
Intel RAID drivers from 2005 - please update
IBM ServeRAID Controller Driver
from 2006 - please update
Update all Razer devices - older versions will have some issues with Windows 7
Update USB 3.0 controller - to 2010 version (the 2009 version sometimes has problems)
Is this a cloned copy of an HP system? If not, I'd have to wonder how you got all these different storage drivers installed on your system.
If it is a cloned copy, I'd have to suggest wiping the hard drive clean (with KillDisk or DBAN) and installing a fresh copy of Windows without the extra stuff on it.
Another option would be to do a repair install of Windows - but I wonder how this will work with a cloned copy of Windows? It's possible that Windows Activation will kick in and require a valid product key before it'll let you get into Windows. A how-to on repair installs is located here: Repair Install
There's a controller error repeated 7 times in the System event log - looks like the first IDE port to me:
Log Name: System
Event ID: 11
User Name: N/A
The driver detected a controller error on \Device\Ide\IdePort0.
Your version of SuperAntispyware is incompatible with your system - uninstall it.
If you want to use the program, download the newest, Windows 7 compatible version from their website
IMO this pinpoints the error (more info below the quote):
Log Name: Application
Source: Application Error
Event ID: 1005
Task: Application Crashing Events
User Name: N/A
Windows cannot access the file C:\Windows\System32\wsqmcons.exe for one of the following reasons: there is a problem with the network connection, the disk that the file is stored on, or the storage drivers installed on this computer; or the disk is missing. Windows closed the program Windows SQM Consolidator because of this error.
Program: Windows SQM Consolidator
The error value is listed in the Additional Data section.
1. Open the file again. This situation might be a temporary problem that corrects itself when the program runs again.
2. If the file still cannot be accessed and
- It is on the network, your network administrator should verify that there is not a problem with the network and that the server can be contacted.
- It is on a removable disk, for example, a floppy disk or CD-ROM, verify that the disk is fully inserted into the computer.
3. Check and repair the file system by running CHKDSK. To run CHKDSK, click Start, click Run, type CMD, and then click OK. At the command prompt, type CHKDSK /F, and then press ENTER.
4. If the problem persists, restore the file from a backup copy.
5. Determine whether other files on the same disk can be opened. If not, the disk might be damaged. If it is a hard disk, contact your administrator or computer hardware vendor for further assistance.
Error value: C0000185
Disk type: 3
We've seen a lot of possible storage issues from different reports. IMO this is most likely a problematic hard drive. If not that, then I'd suspect the motherboard (the controller on the mobo actually), or the Windows installation.
So, here's what I sugges:
1 - determine the storage controllers (on the mobo) that your system is using (from Device Manager) and get the latest version from the storage controller manufacturer's website and install them.
2 - update or remove the other storage controllers (post back for detailed instructions if you can't find the updates)
3 - run chkdsk /r /f (in an elevated Command Prompt) on all drives. If it wants to do it on reboot, select YES and reboot.
4 - run the diagnostic tools for your SSD. If you can't find a tool, try this one: CrystalDiskMark - Software - Crystal Dew World
5 - run Hardware Diagnostics on the system (to include ALL attached drives):
I suggest starting all troubleshooting with the following diagnostic tests. They'll save you a lot of time and heartache if there is a hardware failure, and you'll have the disks on hand in case you need them in the future:
Please start by running these bootable
hardware diagnostics: Memory Diagnostics
(read the details at the link) HD Diagnostic
(read the details at the link)
Also, please run one of these free, independent online malware scans to ensure that your current protection hasn't been compromised: Free Online AntiMalware Resources
(read the details at the link)
Then, if the above tests pass, I'd try these free stress tests:
FurMark download site
: FurMark: VGA Stress Test, Graphics Card and GPU Stability Test, Burn-in Test, OpenGL Benchmark and GPU Temperature | oZone3D.Net FurMark Setup:
- If you have more than one GPU, select Multi-GPU during setup
- In the Run mode box, select "Stability Test" and "Log GPU Temperature"
Click "Go" to start the test
- Run the test until the GPU temperature maxes out - or until you start having problems (whichever comes first)
Set the alarm to go off at 90ºC. Then watch the system from that point on. If the system doesn't display a temperature, watch it constantly and turn it off at the first sign of video problems. DO NOT
leave it it unmonitored, it can DAMAGE
your video card!!!
- Click "Quit" to exit
Prime95 download site: Free Software - GIMPS Prime95 Setup:
- extract the contents of the zip file to a location of your choice
- double click on the executable file
- select "Just stress testing"
- select the "Blend" test. If you've already run MemTest overnight please run the "Small FFTs" test instead. (run all 3 if you find a problem and note how long it takes to error out with each)
- "Number of torture test threads to run" should equal the number of CPU's times 2 (if you're using hyperthreading).
The easiest way to figure this out is to go to Task Manager...Performance tab - and see the number of boxes under CPU Usage History
Then run the test for 6 to 24 hours - or until you get errors (whichever comes first)
This won't necessarily crash the system - but check the output in the test window for errors.
The Test selection box and the stress.txt file describes what components that the program stresses.
More details on the use of this test: Torture test your CPU with Prime95